Volume IV Issue 2 - Winter/Spring 2010

The Collaborative Issue

Editor's Note




a poet and a composer

Neil Aitken & Juhi Bansal


a poet and an actress

Jeffrey Ethan Lee & Alyssa Carpenter


a poet and an artist

Claire Hero & Bari DeJaynes

Sierra Nelson & Loren Erdrich

Ann E. Michael & Ric Hanisch 


pairs of poets inspired by art

Wendy Vardaman & Greer DuBois

Karen Greenbaum Maya & Judith Terzi


pairs of poets inspired by other poets

Denise Duhamel & Stephen Paul Miller

Lisa McCool-Grime & Nancy Flynn


a collaborative "translation"

Tony Barnstone & Willis Barnstone


poets with more than one collaborator in this issue

Kevin McLellan & Sue Nacey/Karen Lepri

Daniela Elza & Arlene Ang/Harold Rhenisch

James Autio & Ching-In Chen/Susan Koefod

Donna Prinzmetal & Penelope Scambly Schott

Arlene Ang & Valerie Fox


selections from longer sequences of collaborative works

Molly Bendall & Gail Wronsky

Kathryn Stripling Byer & Penelope Scambly Schott

Sarah Maclay & Holaday Mason

Tony Trigilio & Chris Green


pairs of poets inspired by each other

Michael Theune & Chip Corwin

Ann Fisher-Wirth & Beth Ann Fennelly

Tammy Ho Lai-Ming & Reid Mitchell

Louise Mathias & David Dodd Lee

Barbara Ungar & Stuart Bartow

Beth Bretl & Oody Petty

Frances Ruhlen McConnel & Nancy Ware

John F. Buckley & Martin Ott

Sonya S. Fehér & Jeff Knight

Amy Watkins & Jae Newman


multiple-poet collaborations

The Missoula Collective

The Long Table Poets

Richard Garcia et al.

The Brass Tacks

Wompo Collaboration

The Weeping Purple Beech Collective


essays on the collaborative process

Marilyn Taylor, "Dare You and Another Poet Collaborate?"

Martha Deed, "From Fluorescent Cocktails to Pure Cement"


collaborative and other book reviews

Tom C. Hunley and Lucas Filip review Feelings, Assoc. by Matt Hart & Nate Pritts

Brent Fisk and Tom C. Hunley review Bling & Fringe by Molly Bendall & Gail Wronsky

Tom C. Hunley and Brent Fisk review Making It Up by Allen Ginsberg & Kenneth Koch


Tom C. Hunley reviews Saints of Hysteria: A Half-Century of Collaborative American Poetry, eds. Denise Duhamel, Maureen Seaton, and David Trinidad


Deborah Bogen reviews Cartographies by Maurya Simon

Zara Raab reviews Seeded Light by Edward Byrne

Deborah Bogen reviews No Blues this Raucus Song by Lynn Wagner



An Exquisite Corpse Ghazal Assembled from Lines Drawn from the Habitual Poet Interview Series


The Winner of the 4th Mystery Box Contest!



about the cover art

"Who Hears the Owl" is from Ann E. Michael's & Ric Hanisch's collaborative bookmark project. See poet/artist pairs above or click here to read/view more of their work.